Three extra stars discovered in Southern Cross; Aussie flag ruined

A team led by astronomer David Cohen of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania has discovered three extra stars in the Southern Cross. Beta Crucis, the boxed star on the left of the constellation, has two companions, and alpha Crucis, on the bottom, has one. The discovery threatens the accuracy of the flags of five nations, including Australia.

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